Development Technologist - Primula

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Location: Gateshead Job type: NPD Salary: Competitive Deadline to apply: 03/09/2021

Development Technologist

We have an opportunity for a Development Technologist who has a genuine interest in food and nutrition with sound knowledge of food trends and food legislation to join our team.

Reporting to the Senior Development Technologist, the successful candidate will develop new, safe, legal and commercially viable products for Primula Ltd in conjunction with internal departments, suppliers and customers.

With proven experience in taking products from concept to successful launch, the role will include kitchen recipe development, preparation of customer samples, taste panels, shelf-life assessment, pilot plant trials and factory trials ready to hand over to the operations team for full scale production.

The successful candidate will manage assigned projects through the product development processes and complete all documentation in line with company and BRC requirements. In addition, the incumbent will ensure all assigned projects are appropriately costed in line with commercial expectations.

The candidate should have a flexible attitude to work timings, good project management and organisation skills with great attention to detail.

If you wish to apply for this role, please forward your CV together with a covering letter setting out why you think you would be suited to the role, to by 3rd September 2021.

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